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on social media sites. >> tomorrow a draft constitution by mohammed morsi. it would expand his constitutional powers. supporters and opponents of president mohammed morsi. next, we'll talk about developments in the country and security throughout the region with an expert on the muslim brotherhood and a former israeli ambassador to egypt. this is an hour and a half. >> looking at the political competition with the egyptian and the egyptian society, what is likely to be the outcome, not just of the referendum, but the next step in the next several steps in this ongoing saga of the egyptian political transition. looking more deeply inside the muslim brotherhood, looking at this in the regional perspective in terms of egypt and israel in the aftermath of the gaza conflict, which may seem like it was light light-years ago, but it was only three weeks ago. so with that, let me briefly introduce our panelists. first, steve cook, a senior fellow for middle eastern studies of at the council on foreign relations. i take great pride in mentioning that when he was much younger, steve was
referendum tomorrow. it will take some time for that would support for president mohammed morsi we be judgment for what constitution should look like. will he prevail? will he come at the end of the process, process the powers that he claimed for himself two years ago, of which he has since relinquished? >> unfortunately, my answer is going to be yes. one is saying that we need to reject the referendum, the other part is saying no, we want to boycott. so now they are divided. the result is going to be the muslim brotherhood and president morsi is most likely going to win the referendum. on the other hand, the opposition is very strong in egypt. there is no return to the previous situation. what i suggest in the future is that mohammed morsi will win the referendum, try tooit establish an islamic state, he will see strong opposition for months and months. lou: moving quickly to syria as we wrap up. russia today -- from the deputy foreign minister, basically saying that they have acknowledged that bashar al-assad has been losing power and that his departure is a foregone conclusion.
weekend. voting begins on a controversial constitution supported by president mohamed morsi. it has deeply divided the country. >> opposition groups are urging supporters to vote against it. morsi oppose the muslim brotherhood is calling on egyptians to support the document. -- morsi's muslim brotherhood is calling the egyptians to support the document. >> opponents said the document does not do enough to protect women and minorities. the leading activist has asked egypt's president to delay the referendum. >> it is shaping up to be a pivotal moment for the country which has witnessed daily violence in the run-up to the referendum. >> we want to get a closer look at some of the most disputed articles of the new constitution. >> if adopted, the new constitution would change little for the egyptian president. he would remain at the center of egypt pose a political system as its commander in chief. one thing the constitution would change for the president is it would shorten his term from six years to just four and limit his time in office to just two terms. egypt's draft constitution lays do
is underway in egypt right now. president mohammed morsi headed to the polls today to vote on a new constitution for his country. he has urged egyptians to support it, but some opposition parties want them to reject it. they fear this will consolidate islamist power and say it tramples on civil rights. >>> the united states has given the go ahead to send patriot anti-ballistic missiles to turkey along with 400 troops to operate them. now, this means the u.s. forces for the first time will be in direct position to take action against the assad regime in syria next door. but officials say the surface to air missiles are for defensive purposes only. >>> and this man may soon return to power as japan's next prime minister. the head of japan's liberal democratic party. voters head to the polls this weekend to pick the new parliament. and japan's next government will face a struggling economy and heightened tensions with china and north korea. >>> in london, a mass has just been held at westminster cathedral for the nurse who apparently killed herself after she transferred that prank call
was a success. >>> in egypt, president mohamed morsi cast his ballot today for a new draft constitution. voters there deciding whether the controversial document will go into effect. the days leading up to today's vote have been marred by many protests and violence. back to you, soledad. >>> we know that there was a report that a relative of the shooter said that he suffered -- the shooter suffered some, quote, kind of autism. we want to get to dr. mac wh whiznitser, an autism expert at a hospital in cleveland. and he provided some more clarification for us on this. thanks for being with us. i appreciate it. i think this brings us into a conversation about mental illness and about something else which i guess is developmental, which is autism. my nephew is autistic, so i know a little bit about this. there are many people who would say, well, what is a kind of autism -- which is quoting the gentleman who apparently told investigators that about the shooter. what do you think he's talking about? >> well, if you look at the classic definition of autism or autism spectrum disorder, it's a developm
process and a power grab by the next president who just took the reins, president mohammed morsi. much more on this coming up in a live report. greg palkot is back on the ground in cairo. we'll talk to greg there. here in newtown, a place residents are proud, they are proud to call this place home. in a moment i'll talk live with one person who lived here their entire life about how the tragedy impacted her and her neighbors as investigators start putting the pieces together [ sniffs ] i have a cold. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! >> bill: this is a community that will come together in ways it never thought before even imaginable as they gather in churches throughout the weekend dealing with the shock of what happened at sandy hook. it was shock initially. it is a stunned feeling today and i think in some ways that
of nato. they asked for this as a defensive measure. in egypt, president mohamed h morsi deciding whether the controversial document goes into effect. the days leading up to today's vote has been marred by many protests and violence. >>> a mass was held today for a nurse that hung herself after a prank call. her husband and children spoke publicly for the first time since her death. jacinthca took the hoax call. the funeral will be held on monday in southern india. wolf. >> deb, thanks very much. here's what we know right now. the bodies of all 26 victims, six children, six adults have been taken out of the school and transported to the medical examiner's office in connecticut. investigators will remain at the school for at least the next day or two. they are still gathering evidence. the identities of the victims will be released shortly. we're standing by for a news conference. we'll have live coverage here on cnn. police say they have identified the shooter as a 20-year-old, adam lanza. they say he forced his way into the school. they are not revealing exactly how he got in, at least n
marketplace, 60-year-old pensioner mohamed taha bemoaned the upheaval that has kept tourists and business away. >> ( translated ): we want life to go on. itdoest matter ipeople say yes to constitution or say no. >> warner: but samer shehata says it may be hard for egypt to move on after the vote. if this referendum is adopted, is approved as expected, where does that leave egyptian society? >> it produces a very divided, polarized egyptian society, one in which many of those liberal secular voices will feel that the constitution is an illegitimate document, and that certainly is not healthy for democratic consolidation in egypt. >> warner: for an egypt still waiting for the pmise of the revolution to be fulfilled in its citizens' daily lives, that would be a bleak prospect indeed. we asked two experts to weigh in on the discontent in egypt. read their responses on "the rundown." >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day: a gunman walked into an elementary school in newtown, connecticut and killed 26 people, including 20 children. the killer then committed suicide. it was the nation
to the prophet mohammed. it will be more chat date to this regimented five to eight year process. something to keep in mind. from my days, the military said that talks the receiver comes out, not a minute, but i did meet my summer research this one guy who was formerly in the military. i'm not going to say exactly how i met him, but the point of this discussion was everyone was calling in general. i asked him i asked him i didn't call you general? reincarnate quakes value of the muslim brotherhood? he said yes. how did you keep that secret? the muslim brotherhood consistory manhunt to hide affiliation. as steve's dissertation advisor likes to say, the pro-and it just added. that is one anecdote. if you find multiple of these, we may see a pattern, but we don't have that at the moment. >> just one closing thought. i think very very impressive bunch and what eric and i were meeting with some of the leaders of the party a couple months ago for an impressive young people. during a coffee break, one of them explains that he met his wife at harvard. a well educated here in america at the finest u
has the support of egyptian president mohammed morsi and his islamic backers, but is opposed by moderate muslims and christians. critics of the constitution say it could allow religious leaders to restrict civil liberties, ignore women's rights, and undermine labor unions. >>> and just hours ago, we learned that nelson mandela underwent successful surgery to remove gall stones. he had the operation today, but has been in the hospital for eight days. government officials say mandela's doctors wanted to treat a recurrent lung infection before putting him through the surgery. >>> time now, 9:24. if you are heading out the door, it is cold out there. the question is, mark, should they bring an umbrella? >> that would be a good strategy, yeah. because the rain flow, if you've been watching the forecast, rain showers will be knocking on our door. cloudy and cool this morning. then rainfall soon developing across parts of the bay area. not a major deal in terms of significant rainfall, but still enough to wet the bay area roadways and current temperatures, chilly ones up towards san
of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >>> in egypt, president mohamed morsi cast his ballot today for a new draft constitution. voters there are deciding whether the controversial document goes into effect. the days leading up to today's vote have been marred by many protests and lots of violence. >>> in the u.k. a mass was held for the nurse who apparently hanged herself following a prank call. her husband and children spoke publicly about their loss for the first time since her death. jacintha saldana took the hoax gradual two australian d.j.s regarding prince william's pregnant wife catherine. the nurse's funeral will be held on sunday in southern india. back to you. >> thank you very much. let's get to the latest developments now on this mass shooting here in connecticut. the sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. here's what we know as of right now -- the bodies of all 26 victims, 20 of them children, six adults, have now been taken out of the small elementary school, transported to the medical examiner's office. investigators will remain at the school, though, for the n
mohamed morsi cast his ballot today for a new draft constitution. voters there deciding whether the controversial document should go into effect. the days leading up to the vote have been marred by many protests and violence. don now is live in newtown, connecticut, with a lot more. >> deb, thank you. we'll get back to you. you know this tragedy has sparked a new stage in the debate over gun laws in this country. some of that debate taking place online. so josh, you've heard me here online, the people on social media i'm sure hearing me in the break. i get a chance to check it. guess what, people are eager to have this conversation even the people who say you know what, the gun laws are fine the way they are now and the folks hog are saying they're not fine the way they are. it's obviously we need to talk about and it would be very disrespectful not to talk about it at this point and social media is doing itting. >> people can say what they want whether this conversation should exist right now or not. cat's out of the bag. people are talking about this. and the debate isn't betw
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